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Fishing Spots in Fulton County

The table below is a list of brook trout waters in this county. The accompanying map is to help locate Towns listed in the table.

(*) Denotes waters where the use or possession of bait fish is prohibited. Unwanted introductions of minnows/bait fish are a primary factor in the decline of brook trout fisheries.

(^) Denotes waters with special regulations. The Fulton County Special Fishing Regulations page provides details.

The following rules apply unless Special Regulations note otherwise:

  • Trout Season is April 1 - October 15
  • Any Size
Brook Trout Waters in Fulton County
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name Public Fishing Rights Available
Ayers Creek Stratford Ferris Lake Wild Forest
Caroga Creek Ephratah Ferris Lake Wild Forest/Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
Durey Creek Caroga Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
East Canada Creek Stratford Ferris Lake Wild Forest Public Fishing Rights Map (PDF .6 MB)
Holmes Lake * Bleecker Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
Indian Lake * Caroga Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
Lynos Vly Outlet Bleecker Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
Mayfield Creek Mayfield Gloversville Quadrangle
Mc Vean Creek (Hale Creek) Johnstown/ Mayfield Gloversville Quadrangle
Meco Creek Johnstown Gloversville Quadrangle
Sprite Creek Stratford Ferris Lake Wild Forest
Stewart Lake * Caroga Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
Third Lake * Stratford Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
map showing towns in Fulton County

Top Fishing Waters

The tables below list the top fishing waters in Fulton County for species other than brook trout. These tables are meant to display only quality fishing opportunities, not to be a comprehensive list like the brook trout table. These waters can be seen graphically on the Top Fishing Waters Map.

(*) Denotes waters where the use or possession of bait fish is prohibited. Unwanted introductions of minnows/bait fish are a primary factor in the decline of brook trout fisheries.

(^) Denotes waters with special regulations. The Fulton County Special Fishing Regulations page provides details. .

Top Fishing Waters for Brown Trout
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Canada Lake ^ Caroga Lassellsville Quadrangle
Cayadutta Creek Johnstown Gloversville Quadrangle
Meco Creek Johnstown Gloversville Quadrangle
Timmerman Creek Oppenheim Lassellsville Quadrangle
Top Fishing Waters for Rainbow Trout
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Great Sacandaga Lake ^ Mayfield/ Northampton/ Broadalbin Wilcox Lake Wild Forest / Northampton Beach Campground
Northville Lake ^ Northampton Broadalbin Quadrangle
Top Fishing Waters for Splake
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
West Caroga Lake ^ Caroga Gloversville/Lassellsville Quadrangle
Top Fishing Waters for Smallmouth Bass
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Canada Lake Caroga Lassellsville Quadrangle
Great Sacandaga Lake ^ Mayfield/ Northampton/ Broadalbin Wilcox Lake Wild Forest / Northampton Beach Campground
Peck Lake Bleecker/ Johnstown Gloversville Quadrangle
West Caroga Lake Caroga Gloversville/ Lassellsville Quadrangle
Top Fishing Waters for Largemouth Bass
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Peck Lake Bleecker/Johnstown Gloversville Quadrangle
Top Fishing Waters for Northern Pike
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Great Sacandaga Lake ^ Mayfield/ Northampton/Broadalbin Wilcox Lake Wild Forest / Northampton Beach Campground
Peck Lake Bleecker/ Johnstown Gloversville Quadrangle
Top Fishing Waters for Pickerel
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Dexter Lake ^ Stratford Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
Peck Lake ^ Bleecker/ Johnstown Gloversville Quadrangle
Spectacle Lake ^ Stratford Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
Top Fishing Waters for Walleye
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Great Sacandaga Lake ^ Mayfield/ Northampton/ Broadalbin Wilcox Lake Wild Forest / Northampton Beach Campground